Janakpur Airport

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Janakpur Airport (Domestic)
जनकपुर बिमानस्थल
Janakpur Airport.JPG
Airport type Public
Owner CAAN
Operator CAAN
Serves Kathmandu
Elevation AMSL 256 ft / 78 m
Coordinates 26°42′31″N 085°55′20″E / 26.70861°N 85.92222°E / 26.70861; 85.92222
JKR is located in Nepal
Location of airport in Nepal
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 1,300 3,300 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Janakpur Airport (IATA: JKR, ICAO: VNJP) is an airport serving Janakpur,[1] a city in Mithila region of Nepal and the administrative headquarters of the Dhanusa District in Province No. 2 in Nepal.


The airport resides at an elevation of 256 feet (78 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 09/27 with an asphalt surface measuring 1,300 by 30 metres (4,265 ft × 98 ft).[1]

The airport is capable to handle aircraft from the Nepalese Army Air Service.

Currently there are two flights daily operated by Buddha Air. Yeti airlines also operates flight from Janakpur airport.

A new airport is also being built to handle the passengers from Janakpur airport.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Buddha Air Kathmandu [3]
Yeti Airlines Kathmandu [4]
Janakpur Airport Tower New

See also[edit]

List of airports in Nepal


  1. ^ a b c Airport information for VNJP from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  2. ^ Airport information for JKR / VNJP at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  3. ^ "Flight schedule". Buddha Air. Archived from the original on 18 September 2010. Retrieved 6 June 2010. 
  4. ^ "Scheduled flights". Yeti Airlines. Archived from the original on 10 June 2010. Retrieved 6 June 2010. 

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